Illinois Lawmakers Plan Recreational Marijuana Hearing Next WeekState Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago) says they're proceeding slowly, but they're not giving up the push to legalize possession of up to 28 grams for recreational use.
Illinois Could Repeal AIDS Notification Requirement For SchoolsThe "universal precaution," as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health, is to simply assume everybody could carry a blood-borne illness.
Illinois Senate Takes Up Same-Sex Marriage BillEarlier today, Lt. Gov. Shelia Simon urged Illinoisans to contact their legislators and encourage them to vote in favor of the legislation.
Illinois Politicans Debating New Ammo TaxThe bill would impose a 2 percent sales tax on ammunition and could raise between $800,000 and $1.2 million.
Illinois Debates Same-Sex MarriageA year after same-sex couples could get a civil union in Illinois, there’s a bill to make Illinois one of the states sanctioning same-sex marriage.